Tax Form

Despite government shutdown, IRS confirms tax filing season to begin January 28

Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service today confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019, and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We are committed to ensuring that taxpayers receive their refunds notwithstanding the government shutdown. I appreciate the hard work of the employees and their commitment to the taxpayers […]

University Mo Extension

Volunteers sought to assist area families with free tax assistance

The University of Missouri Extension Office of Grundy County in Trenton is seeking volunteers for the Volunteers in Tax Assistance program. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry explains that the program provides free tax assistance for low-income families who cannot afford to pay the $50 to $100 it generally takes for […]

Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley

Audio: Senator McCaskill and Attorney General Hawley Spar on Kavanaugh nomination, health care and tax returns

(Missourinet) – The two main candidates for Missouri’s U-S Senate race battled over the issue of health care at a Friday forum near St. Louis, sponsored by the Missouri Press Association. GOP Senate nominee Josh Hawley, who as Attorney General joined a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, says he supports maintaining requiring insurance companies […]

Farm News

As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts hurt on-farm prices

Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S. consumers. For consumers, this can be good news with lower prices at grocery cases. For producers of beef, pork, chicken, and milk it doesn’t bode so well.  In a mid-year baseline update for livestock and dairy, University of Missouri economist Scott Brown […]

Guns and Hoses

Trenton Fire Department edges win over police department in Guns-N-Hoses event

The Trenton Fire Department edged the Trenton Police Department 58 to 56 in a fundraising basketball game Saturday night at Trenton High School. The sixth annual Guns-N-Hoses charity basketball contest benefitted the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders Scholarship Fund. The amount of money raised has not been announced yet. In addition to the basketball, there […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]